Friday, April 27th 6:30pm
in conjunction with the opening reception to 50 Years of Studio Glass
For 43 years Fritz, the Johnny Appleseed of Glass, has presented hundreds of lectures and demonstrations in over 150 institutions in North America, Europe and Asia. His glass is represented in numerous public and private collections, “…all the usual suspects!” Fritz Dreisbach was a significant presence on the Seattle scene from 1985 to 2004: consulting, lecturing, teaching, and making glass. In 2002,Amsterdam, the Glass Art Society presented Dreisbach its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, for his “…unique and significant contributions to the world of glass.” He was elected a Fellow of the American Crafts Council in 1988 and was awarded the 1993 The Corning Glass Museum Rakow Commission.